Ethan Rabidoux has taken exception to some comments made by John Nater about health care.
Rabidoux is the federal Perth-Wellington NDP candidate and Nater is the Conservative candidate.
In an interview with 1240 CJCS/2Day FM Nater said the Harper government isn’t cutting health care spending.
That came after a demonstration in Stratford to mourn the loss of the Canada Health Care Accord.
Rabidoux says the Conservative funding model won’t meet needs:
Rabidoux adds that the NDP aren’t the only ones saying it won’t be enough:
Nater also said the loss won’t lead to privatization of health care.
Rabidoux says some prominent members of the Conservative Party already seem to favour privatization of the service:
Rabidoux added underfunded health care is already affecting our area:
Rabidoux went on to say if elected the NDP plan involves negotiating a new Health Care Accord with the provinces.